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Future Reward For Me
Friday, October 27, 2017      1 comments

Yesterday I made a 30 day walking commitment, and began tracking food once again. I had forgotten how simple it is to track food on SparkPeople. I think I'll reward myself when I accomplish 1 week of consistent food tracking & following my walk... Read more
Energy Left At The End Of The Day!
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      0 comments

I can't believe it - I worked all day today, and afterwards went grocery shopping. I mean I did a BIG grocery shopping - several hundred dollars worth of groceries. And when I got home I STILL felt great - energetic enough to put the groceries a... Read more
Food Tracking Surprises
Monday, December 26, 2016      3 comments

Today begins my 21st day of tracking every bite of food that I put in my mouth. I'm learning quite a bit by doing it, and there have been some surprises along the way. Surprise #1: Tracking food isn't difficult! I thought it was this tediou... Read more
Off Crutches
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      2 comments

I don't have much time for a blog entry today, but I'd like to do a quick one at least. I'm doing well on tracking my food - I've tracked food 14 days in a row - which is unheard of for me. I got off my crutches a couple days ago, and am working... Read more
Doing Amazingly Well
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      2 comments

I'm pleased to say that I am doing very well lately - in spite of not being able to exercise and being on crutches. I've been tracking my food for 9 days in a row (which I've never done before). I've been tracking the little bit of exercise I do... Read more
On Crutches Now
Saturday, December 10, 2016      1 comments

Lately I've been doing well on sticking with exercise, food tracking, and making healthy choices in many ways. But last night on the bus on the way home from work, I hurt my knee BADLY. While getting off the bus, I heard and felt a SNAP and... Read more
Still Doing Well
Friday, December 09, 2016      2 comments

I'm happy to say that I'm still tracking food and exercising daily. I'm also in pain most of the time - mainly one of my knees - but I guess that's to be expected since I'm carrying well over 100 extra pounds on my body. I've discovered a m... Read more
Feeling A Bit "Successful"
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      3 comments

I've made quite a few small changes in the past days, that I hope will add up eventually to my feeling less depressed. And because today I am still on track with those changes, I'm going to consider myself successful. Because for me success has ... Read more
Tracking Food Finally
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      3 comments

During most of my life I've been a "people person" and fairly positive and outgoing. The past month or so (or maybe longer) I've been slipping into depression and a few days ago I finally admitted it to myself, and my family, and contacted my do... Read more
Finally Something For ME
Monday, September 12, 2016      4 comments

Today I did something I've been wanting to do for many years - I got a perm. I love curly hair and though my hair is wavy, I've never been able to get it to look as curly as I wanted it to. So I gathered up my courage and went to a salon and tol... Read more
Walking Progress
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      3 comments

I've been doing a bit better about walking frequency - walking almost every day. Now I need to increase the length a little more. I've been walking at least 5 minutes a day, so now I'll bump it up to 10 minutes. I walked this morning after ... Read more
I Need To Make A Change
Monday, August 22, 2016      1 comments

I can't stand feeling the way I have been lately. I'm SO sick of panting whenever I walk - even when I only go a short distance. I'm tired of parts of my body hurting - my back, my knees, my feet. If I don't change SOMETHING, I'm going to keep g... Read more
Pain - What A Motivator!
Saturday, February 06, 2016      1 comments

I've seen it over and over again - pain is a GREAT motivator! Unfortunately it's more effective than anything else to get me to make lifestyle changes. For the past few weeks, my feet have been hurting more and more frequently, and the last... Read more
What A Silly Reason!
Sunday, May 03, 2015      1 comments

Well it's really the silliest thing ... I've been procrastinating on posting anything on my SparkPeople blog. I guess because the last time I did a blog entry (in October of 2014) for some reason it received a "Voted Featured Blog Post" symbol o... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Feeling Great!
Thursday, October 02, 2014      32 comments

Recently I've been making some very positive changes in my life and I wanted to write some of them down to help me remember them and stay motivated. The 2 main things I wanted to record today: 1. On Tuesday, my boss, Deanna, called me ... Read more

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